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Marionville, Missouri
Location of Marionville, Missouri
Location of Marionville, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°0′1″N 93°38′17″W / 37.00028°N 93.63806°W / 37.00028; -93.63806Coordinates: 37°0′1″N 93°38′17″W / 37.00028°N 93.63806°W / 37.00028; -93.63806
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lawrence
Area
 • Total 1.79 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Land 1.79 sq mi (4.64 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,365 ft (416 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,225
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,181
 • Density 1,216.40/sq mi (469.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65705
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-46172
GNIS feature ID 0721871

Marionville is a city in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,225 at the 2010 census.

Marionville is known for its large population of white squirrels.

History

Marionville was platted in 1854. The city was named for Francis Marion. A post office called Marionville has been in operation since 1864.

Geography

Marionville is located at 37°0′1″N 93°38′17″W / 37.00028°N 93.63806°W / 37.00028; -93.63806 (37.000361, -93.638026).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.76 square miles (4.56 km2), all of it land.

Marionville has a population of white squirrels, which is one of a handful of such populations in the United States. They can be seen in yards near the Ozarks Methodist Manor.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 272
1880 432 58.8%
1890 1,159 168.3%
1900 1,290 11.3%
1910 1,272 −1.4%
1920 1,167 −8.3%
1930 1,227 5.1%
1940 1,127 −8.1%
1950 1,167 3.5%
1960 1,251 7.2%
1970 1,496 19.6%
1980 1,920 28.3%
1990 1,920 0.0%
2000 2,113 10.1%
2010 2,225 5.3%
2019 (est.) 2,181 −2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,225 people, 900 households, and 587 families living in the city. The population density was 1,264.2 inhabitants per square mile (488.1/km2). There were 1,018 housing units at an average density of 578.4 per square mile (223.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 900 households, of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 22.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

Education

Marionville R-IX School District operates one elementary school, one middle school, and Marionville High School.

Marionville has a public library, a branch of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library.

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